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Analysis and comments on The Negro Mother by Langston Hughes

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Comment 24 of 184, added on May 17th, 2005 at 1:42 PM.

This is one of the most beautiful poems I have ever read and the most
beautiful i ever recited. i recited it at my church during our womans day
program, but then I couldn't find it anymore until now. I just LOVE this
poem an now that I HAVE FOUND IT, believe me it will not get misplaced
again.On my wall it goes until my grandchildren are old enough to

sallie smith from United States
Comment 23 of 184, added on April 28th, 2005 at 10:41 AM.

i like this poem .i take it in poem course in king saud
universty .and i enjoy reading this poem. it carry great feeling
of black people

sara from Saudi Arabia
Comment 22 of 184, added on April 12th, 2005 at 3:23 PM.

I'm a Mexican, but grew up loving and looking up to black people. Langston
is one of the African-Americans I respect the most. In his poems, he just
speaks and writes with his heart. That is what makes his poems touch the
strings of your heart.

Jessica from United States
Comment 21 of 184, added on March 31st, 2005 at 7:43 PM.

This poems holds true the strength of the black women. The sacrafices she
will endure to give to her children what they desreve it is and should be a
guideline for young women to say to them that the struggle may be long put
the outcome is worth the wait if you do your best with your children that
although some of your dreams may have been delayed you can find pleasure in
watching your children make theirs come true

Quanesha from United States
Comment 20 of 184, added on March 30th, 2005 at 10:26 PM.

this poem is real deep. I feel like he wrote that just for me. it shows how
black woman suffered to get were they are at today. i still feel that we
are not getting all the respect that we should.but we will get sooner or
God bless you Langston Hughes

ariel from United States
Comment 19 of 184, added on March 24th, 2005 at 11:04 AM.

This poem was one that really touched me. Being African American it is a
struggle and Mr. Hughes' poem shows this. We should honor his work and keep
trying for a better tomorrow

Shantel Thompson from United States
Comment 18 of 184, added on March 13th, 2005 at 1:26 PM.


chaquita from United States
Comment 17 of 184, added on March 9th, 2005 at 6:15 PM.

that brought tears of joys to my eyes. I,being the black woman i am, loved
that poem.. I am now old, and i too had to suffer of that long ago many
many moons ago. I feel that no one should have to go through that great
depression again. Everyone should live life betterd.. not through the
wiplashes and the beatings I got from my POOR white farmer owners...
..danmn white folk suck.

peace out nigga'


cholaka from Brunei Darussalam, Negara
Comment 16 of 184, added on March 2nd, 2005 at 6:54 AM.

This poem represents truth in what African-Americans had to suffer through
and endure. This poem promotes the strength of endurance and dreams coming
to life. I am Caucasian and lived through desegration as a child. We were
poor and lived in a predominitely black neiborhood. The children in the
neighborhood were bussed to all white schools. I can remember getting on
the bus and police had to guard our bus because the "white people" wanted a
race war. It was terrifying. I can remember the feeling of relief of
leaving on the bus and getting away from the hatred and violence that
threatened the African children everyday. It is very heart wrenching to see
a African student to be threatened and put down, not because of anything
that he did but simply because of the color of his skin. To see the
struggle in his eyes and the plea for peace and acceptance leaves you with
a feeing of emptiness and pain. About halfway through the school year,
there wasn't a division of color anymore. The African children could walk
through the halls in freedom and acceptance. There was peace after the
storm and a breath of a new day.

cheryl groves from United States
Comment 15 of 184, added on February 23rd, 2005 at 5:53 PM.

ThisPoem had tears in my eyes this a veary beautyful poem .I am reading
this poem for black history mounth

Jasmine from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: The Negro Mother
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